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Hedge funds are a managed group of investments. Generally they will undertake a mixture of trading activities and have a wide array of investment strategies and techniques. They will be active in both domestic and international markets. They are in pursuit of the highest return as well as their traditional aim being to reduce risk.

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European venture capital funds: regulation adopted by Council and European Parliament

Company: Clifford Chance

Under review is how from 22 July 2013, a large group of 'AIFMD exempt' European venture capital managers may elect for 'EuVECA' status of their venture capital funds. By complying with certain requirements they will become entitled to a European marketing passport (and share certain other benefits). VIEW SUMMARY

Category: Private Equity | Published: 15 May 2013 | Type: White Paper

UAE investment funds regulation: funds industry welcomes changes

Company: Clifford Chance

The UAE Securities and Commodities Authority (SCA) has made some significant changes to its Investment Funds Regulations (IFR) prior to the 12 month transitional period (during which all fund managers are to apply for approval of their funds for marketing in the UAE) expiring in August 2013. VIEW SUMMARY

Category: Compliance | Published: 15 May 2013 | Type: White Paper

High Growth Segment: New market now open

Company: Shoosmiths LLP

A recent announcement by the London Stock Exchange has ensured that the UK becomes a more attractive listing destination for fast-growing companies. This white paper reviews this announcement and analyses the rules that companies need to adhere to gain trading admission. VIEW SUMMARY

Category: Credit Risk | Published: 02 May 2013 | Type: White Paper

2012/2013: Challenging years for European asset managers

Company: Allen & Overy LLP

European asset managers face significant regulatory challenges. The impact of new regulation will be substantial and will cause upheaval and change in the sector. This white paper summarises European and US areas of regulation that will impact European asset managers. VIEW SUMMARY

Category: Compliance | Published: 01 May 2013 | Type: White Paper

Rating: + 2

Russia Goes Global - Beyond China, South East Asia Beckons Corporate Russia

Company: Goltsblat BLP

Russian companies are increasingly finding opportunities to invest in South East Asia, particularly Myanmar, Singapore, Malaysia and Indonesia. This white paper reviews the region's attractiveness and the pitfalls that companies need to consider before moving into these markets. VIEW SUMMARY

Category: Commodities | Published: 23 April 2013 | Type: White Paper

Rating: + 1

Russia goes global: key investor issues in Israel and UAE

Company: Goltsblat BLP

This white paper summarises key findings of a recent conference that focused on Russia’s globalisation strategy. This conference highlighted how Russian companies adapt when moving into new regions, the issues they face and lessons that can be learnt. VIEW SUMMARY

Category: Commodities | Published: 22 April 2013 | Type: White Paper

Rating: + 1

Jersey Fund Offers

Company: Mourant Ozannes

The extent to which an offer document for a Jersey Fund is regulated depends on the type of fund and how widely the offer document will be circulated - namely, whether it is a public or private offer. This white paper provides an overview of how to comply with applicable Jersey legislation. VIEW SUMMARY

Category: Hedge Funds | Published: 05 April 2013 | Type: White Paper

Hong Kong and Mainland China to provide for mutual recognition of retail funds

Company: Bingham

The HK Securities & Futures Commission and the China Securities Regulatory Commission are working together on the mutual recognition of retail funds authorised in Mainland China and HK. This paper provides details on the proposal for mutual recognition and analyses the practical implications. VIEW SUMMARY

Category: Hedge Funds | Published: 05 April 2013 | Type: White Paper

Impact of the AIFMD on investment companies

Company: Nabarro

The Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive will almost certainly apply to investment entities listed under Chapter 15 of the UKLA's Listing Rules. In this white paper, Nabarro's financial services team sets out some of the factors to consider about the AIFMD. VIEW SUMMARY

Category: Hedge Funds | Published: 05 April 2013 | Type: White Paper

Rating: + 1

Funds regulatory timeline - key dates and measures

Company: Nabarro

This at-a-glance timeline illustrates some key dates for the latest legal and regulatory changes affecting the funds and real estate sectors. VIEW SUMMARY

Category: Hedge Funds | Published: 05 April 2013 | Type: White Paper

Rating: + 2

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